Definition of Nonself

1. Noun. (philosophy psychology) Any entity other than oneself. ¹



2. Noun. (immunology uncountable) All agents and substances that are not body's own. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonself

1. foreign material in a body [n -SELVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonself

nonsegregated
nonsegregating
nonsegregation
nonsegregational
nonsegregations
nonsegregative
nonseismic
nonseizure
nonseizures
nonselectable
nonselected
nonselecting
nonselective
nonselectively
nonselenium
nonself (current term)
nonselfadjoint
nonselves
nonsemiotic
nonsemisimple
nonsenate
nonsenator
nonsenatorial
nonsenators
nonsenile
nonsenior
nonseniors
nonsensational

Literary usage of Nonself

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1. Understanding the Immune System by Lydia Woods Schindler (1991)
"Introduction Self and nonself The immune system is a complex network of specialized cells and organs that has evolved to defend the body against attacks by ..."

2. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1917)
"616, distinguishing between certain self-executing and nonself-executing constitutional provisions. Equity will enjoin a judgment at law where it would be ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"One feature of self-nonself discrimination can be discussed without reference to the ... We can ask whether the self-nonself discrimination is coded for ..."

4. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"In other words, a detector capable of matching such nonself ... Furthermore, as the number of nonself patterns that can be recognized by a single detector ..."

5. Poverty, Household Food Security, and Nutrition in Rural Pakistan by Harold Alderman, Marito Garcia (1993)
"When these variables are excluded, the Hausman test statistic, comparing the parameters of the height-for-age equation with and without the nonself village ..."

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